Cornered on the White House Correspondents' Dinner red carpet, Kim Kardashian told reporters she’s “thinking about” running for Glendale mayor almost two weeks after a video clipsurfaced in which she quipped about running for political office.
The Times reported that Kardashian would have to become a registered voter in Glendale, residing in the city 90 days before the election, and collect 100 endorsement signatures to run for City Council.
City spokesman Tom Lorenz said the mayorship rotates based on the majority vote of the council, explaining that it is not an elected position in that city.
Councilman and former Mayor Ara Najarian told the Glendale News-Press he has offered Kardashian the position of "honorary chief of staff" to give her a crash course on city matters.
Then on Saturday, Kardashian confirmed to Politico that she had “met with a few councilmen in Glendale” and “loved what they had to say.” But she stopped far short of committing to a run for office.
“You’ll just kind of have to stay tuned,” she told Politico. “I’m thinking about it. I think when I said it, I didn’t know that they were going to air it. At the moment, I wasn’t thinking of running. But you never know.”
-- Matt Stevens, Los Angeles Times